Labour Party Speaks on Dropping Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour as Its Governorship Candidate in Lagos State

Labour Party Speaks on Dropping Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour as Its Governorship Candidate in Lagos State

The Lagos State Chapter of the Labour Party (LP) has finally cleared the air regarding its authentic governorship candidate.

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LP debunked the news making the rounds on social media that one Professor Ifagbemi Awamaridi is its authentic candidate ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the State, The Nigerian Tribune reported.

Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, Labour Party Lagos state
Labour Party says Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour is their authentic candidate. Photo credit: Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour
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Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour is our candidate, LP says

Awamaridi, in a circulating report, had alleged that the Lagos LP recognised gubernatorial candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, and the party’s executives submitted a fake withdrawal letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

He added that at no point in time did he tender a letter to withdraw his candidature to the electoral umpire.

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